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Brockton or Brocton, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Brockton or Brocton, a township in Baswich parish, Staffordshire, adjacent to the Staffordshire Canal, 4 miles SE of Stafford. Acreage, 2341; population, 212. It has a station (Milford and Brocton) on the L. & N.W.R. Brockton Hall and Brockton Lodge are the chief residences.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyStaffordshire 
Civil parishBaswich 
Poor Law unionStafford 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

The register of Holy Trinity, Baswich, dates from the year 1601.


Church of England

Brocton Mission Church

The mission church of brick was erected about 1890 and will seat 100 persons.


Primitive Methodist Chapel

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Brockton or Brocton from the following:


Online maps of Brockton or Brocton are available from a number of sites: